GLIM Chennai announces PGPM and PGDM admissions 2018
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Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), Chennai has announced the admission process for its one-year full-time Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) and two-year full-time Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programmes for the academic year 2018. The last date to apply for Cycle 2 has been extended till January 31, 2018, for CAT applicants. For XAT 2018 takers, the last date of application has been extended till February 11, 2018. According to Great Lakes Institute of Management, the Cycle 1 interviews are already over and the deadline for applying for Cycle 2 is 31 st January 2018. Great Lakes follows comprehensive profile based evaluation considering Test scores, Academic record, Work experience, Essays and P.I. performance in selecting candidates. PGPM is meant for aspirants with more than two years of work experience and PGDM is for freshers and candidates with maximum two years of work experience. Detailed admission notification is given ahead for admissions at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai.


Programmes and Fees

Programme Name


Fees (INR)

PGPM (2018-19)

1 year

Rs. 18,94,000

PGDM (2018-20)

2 years

Rs. 16,45,000

Application Mode and Application Fees


Mode of application

Application Fee



Rs. 2,000

Eligibility Criteria


All candidates need to appear for CAT/GMAT/XAT/CMAT in order to be eligible for admissions at GLIM.

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PGPM (2018-19)

  • For PGPM 2018 batch, the institute will accept CAT 2017/2016 scores, XAT 2018/2017 scores, CMAT 2017 and GMAT scores taken after 1st January 2015.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (minimum three years) from a recognised university/institute along with a work experience of minimum two years as on March 31, 2018.

PGDM (2018-20)

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  • For PGDM 2018 batch, the institute will accept CAT 2016/2017 scores, XAT 2017/2018 scores, GMAT scores taken after 1st January 2016 or CMAT 2017/2018 scores.

  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university/institute are eligible to apply.

  • Freshers and candidates with less than two years of work experience as on 30th June 2018 are eligible to apply.

The institute uses the scores of the mentioned entrance exams only to shortlist applications. These institutes have no role in the conduct of the programmes at Great Lakes Institute of Management.


Admission Process

  • Candidates who are eligible can apply for admissions at Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) by completing the online form along with the application fee of Rs. 2,000.

  • Candidates can pay the application fee via credit card/debit card/net banking.

Selection Process


The procedure goes as follows:

  • First, candidates are short-listed on the basis of their scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT and the information provided in the application form (academic records, work experience, essays and recommendations).

  • Then, Short-listed candidates are called for Personal Interview (after one round of Analytical Writing Test).

  • The institute evaluates the overall performance of candidates rather than focusing on a single field.

  • Interviews will be held in the following cities: Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata.

  • The institute will announce the list of selected candidates for admission after interviews. The selection will be made on the basis of overall performance (Score + Profile + PI) 

Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) will conduct interviews in two cycles, in December 2017 and February 2018.


Important Dates



  • Application form available from - 11th August 2017

  • Last date to submit application form (for the first cycle) - 30th November 2017

  • Last date to submit application form (for the second cycle) - 31st January 2018


  • Application form available from - 7th September 2017

  • Last date to submit application form - 25th February 2018

The academic session of 2018-19 will commence from April/May 2018.


Address & Contact Number


Great Lakes Institute of Management

Dr. Bala V. Balachandran, Campus

East Coast Road, Manamai Village,

Thirukazhukundram Taluk

Kancheepuram District

Tamil Nadu – 603102


Tel - 044-30809017 / 9207



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